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Nordic banks agree to fund common payment service

Six of the Nordic region's biggest banks have agreed to invest in pan-Nordic instant payment system P27, aiming to integrate payment services in the region into a single platform to help boost busines...

Nordic banks agree to fund common payment service

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Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover from a scandal that has damaged the sector's reputation....
20:13 2019-07-05

Don't have a down payment for a house? Banks might have a deal for you About 69% of prospective home buyers say the big barrier to buying is saving enough for a down payment and costs, says a new Bank of America survey.       ...
15:39 2019-09-06

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pass legislation targetin...
06:26 2019-05-31

SBI To Remove Immediate Payment Service Charges From August 1: 10 Points State Bank of India or SBI, the largest commercial bank in the country, has decided to do away with IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) charges for its internet banking, mobile banking and YONO (You Only......
20:00 2019-07-13

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff told a news conference on Thursday....
11:13 2019-06-20

Choosing a web hosting service? Then avoid these common mistakes If you are relatively new to the world of web hosting, you will be bombarded with advices and tips once you start looking into ways to host your brand new website (or indeed, even when you are at the planning stage or trying to find out whether you actually need a website or should simply go to a we...
19:13 2019-07-08

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
04:26 2019-06-18

At Banks and Fund Firms, Access Is Too Often Denied, Blind and Deaf Investors Say Workers with sensory challenges face an array of digital obstacles to managing their retirement accounts and have sued to ensure banks’ websites comply with federal disability law....
02:26 2019-08-04

RBI Allows Payment Of All Recurring Bills Via Bharat Bill Payment System As per BBPS website, the facility would be expanded to include other types of repetitive payments like insurance premium, mutual funds, school fees, EMIs, and municipal taxes, among others....
03:00 2019-09-17

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology. But the deal doesn’t have a deadline....
01:39 2019-08-23

Dubai's GEMS to meet banks for $1.65 bln refinancing - LPC news service Dubai-based GEMS Education is meeting banks in London and New York this week to discuss refinancing worth $1.65 billion, according to LPC, a fixed income news service that is part of Refinitiv....
13:00 2019-07-14

THE RISE OF BANKING-AS-A-SERVICE: The most innovative banks are taking advantage of disruption by inventing a new revenue stream — here's how incumbents can follow suit This is a preview of The Rise of Banking-as-a-Service research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more insights like this with our brand new Banking coverage. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing banking news and analys...
08:13 2019-09-16

Nordic Cuddle therapy – would you pay £65 to hug a stranger? Platonic touch can reduce anxiety and boost empathy and wellbeing, but this feels odd. Lovely and relaxing – but oddCuddles are like cups of tea, aren’t they? You would be mad to turn one down. But would you pay £65 for an hour-long cuddle, in bed, with a total stranger? The fact that no euphemisms ...
11:26 2019-06-11

FDA approves Bavarian Nordic's monkeypox vaccine The U.S. Food and Administration on Tuesday approved Danish drugmaker Bavarian Nordic's Jynneos, making it the first approved vaccine for preventing monkeypox disease....
23:52 2019-09-24

THQ Nordic has plans for TimeSplitters and is making a new Saints Row A wise man once said that "if you're not making moves, you're standing still." And THQ Nordic is proving that with TimeSplitters and Saints Row.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

THQ Nordic says a new Saints Row game is 'deep in development' THQ Nordic had plenty of updates about upcoming games from its sprawling empire in its latest earnings report. Perhaps the most notable is that its Volition studio is "deep in development" on a new Saints Row game. It didn't offer any information on......
20:13 2019-08-14

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
17:52 2019-08-16

Triton swoops to bid for Thomas Cook’s Nordic arm One of Europe's largest buyout firms has approached Thomas Cook Group about a takeover of its Nordic airline and tour operator that could help the British company improve its fragile financial outlook....
14:52 2019-05-23

THQ Nordic Reveals Details About Dead Island 2, Timesplitters, And More THQ Nordic shared an investment report this morning outlining their sales and earnings for the first quarter of the year. The report also offered insight on the future of many franchises like the long-delayed Dead Island 2 and Timesplitters....
15:52 2019-08-14

Investors Shun Banks Buying Other Banks Shares of banks buying other banks are underperforming, reflecting investor concerns that potential economic weakness could depress future earnings and portend bigger-than-expected loan losses at target firms....
22:52 2019-06-16

U.S. Banks Rush In as European Banks Stumble The retrenchment of Deutsche Bank and other former European financial powerhouses has left a gaping hole in European banking. U.S. banks are filling the void, strengthening their stranglehold on the region....
21:39 2019-07-08

Nordic PMs, CEOs sign joint declaration on climate change Nordic prime ministers and business leaders sought on Tuesday to reinforce the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by signing a joint declaration to promote public-private partnerships....
22:39 2019-08-20

Flights disrupted at Thomas Cook's Nordic arm as it battles to survive Some flights operated by Thomas Cook's Nordic business have been canceled or delayed as the subsidiary battles to survive the collapse of its parent company earlier this week....
12:13 2019-09-25

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
15:26 2019-06-13

Morocco: Death penalty sought over Nordic hikers’ killings SALE, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan prosecutor is seeking death sentences for three men accused of killing two European women hikers in what authorities describe as a terrorist attack in the scenic Atlas Mountains region. In closing arguments Thursday, prosecutor Khalid El Kerdoudi told the jury: “...
01:52 2019-06-28

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:52 2019-06-16

The Myth of National Socialism: How the Nazis Distorted the Nordic Past National Socialism is one of the most unusual and documented regressus ad uterum historical events in modern times. It’s a unique case in history when a modern political party returned to its mythological past and built its essence around it.  ...
00:13 2019-10-13

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
15:00 2019-05-21

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the terrorist attack....
23:13 2019-06-17

Gillibrand: GOP playing 'political games' after attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund blocked Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote but was blocked by GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky,...
20:26 2019-07-17

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
09:13 2019-06-19

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it's not quite dead yet. Business analyst firms Gartner and IDC tackle the numbers differently, but bo...
02:00 2019-07-13

Thomas Cook's Nordic unit to carry on after parent company's collapse Thomas Cook's Nordic business, the Ving group, will continue operations as normal from Tuesday despite the collapse of the parent company on Monday, it said....
23:26 2019-09-23

Publisher THQ Nordic acquires Gothic and Risen studio Piranha Bytes THQ Nordic purchased the studio at an undisclosed price. It'll continue to operate independently, making RPGs based on both old and new IPs.Read More...
03:26 2019-05-23

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-06-19

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco services....
21:26 2019-08-21

MTA’s new ‘tap-and-go’ payment system rolls out The MTA rolled out its new “tap-and-go” fare payment system at more than a dozen stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn on Friday — but the new tech is already confounding straphangers. “It doesn’t work. It’s supposed to,” said one man as he tried and failed to pass through a turnstile at the 14th...
01:13 2019-06-01

How To Make SBI Credit Card Payment Through ATM SBI credit card bill: The bill payment through an SBI ATM enables customer to pay their credit card dues from over 26,000 ATMs without any extra charges, according to lender's website- sbi.co.in. ATMs......
11:00 2019-07-16

Beware 'Same as Cash' Payment Offers If you spend any amount of time listening to the radio in your car, you’ve probably heard a few “six months same as cash” ads. If you’re not in the market for a mattress, washing machine or used car, you probably don’t think much about these ads. But someday, you will want to make a large purchase f...
20:39 2019-07-03

What to Know About Missing a Student-Loan Payment Many student-loan borrowers have difficulty making repayments, but they don’t always realize the devastating, long-lasting financial consequences that can result from missed payments....
17:39 2019-10-04

AT&T is the first major US carrier to offer a new method of payment AT&T has just announced that all customers accessing some of its services can now pay for them using cryptocurrency. The new option is available through BitPay and allows consumers to pay their online bills with virtual currency. Coming for the first time to a major US carrier, the BitPay payment op...
08:13 2019-05-24

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
13:39 2019-08-09

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code that recently came into force.Under the new code, victims will be able to get their money back in cases where neither they nor the bank has done anything ...
20:39 2019-05-28

Best mobile card payment reader of 2019 The ability to process credit and debit cards is a requirement for any modern store, but Point of Sale (POS) terminals are usually tied to an internet connection. What happens if you want to sell at a trade fair, or set up a market stall, or any other kind of pop-up shop?This is where mobile card re...
17:13 2019-06-21

Amazon tests Whole Foods payment system that uses hands as ID Forget the titanium Apple Card — Amazon’s latest payment method uses flesh and blood. The e-tailing giant’s engineers are quietly testing scanners that can identify an individual human hand as a way to ring up a store purchase, with the goal of rolling them out at its Whole Foods supermarket chain i...
11:52 2019-09-04

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
17:00 2019-06-28

Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices Google announced that it'll allow signed-in Chrome users to use payment methods previously saved to their Google Account to fill in checkout forms. nowRead More...
03:52 2019-07-03

Mail.Ru and partners team up with Alipay for Russian payment JV Russian internet company Mail.Ru said on Wednesday it had agreed a joint venture with Alipay, the mobile payments arm of Alibaba Group, along with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and two other Russian partners....
16:13 2019-10-09

Revolt Electric Bikes Payment Plan Explained Revolt Intellicorp launched the RV 300 and the RV 400 in India recently. Apart from the product, the two electric motorcycles have a rather interesting payment plan. Here is how it works....
08:26 2019-09-04

MTA will soon begin testing new swipe-free payment system Select New Yorkers will soon bid farewell to the dreaded “please swipe again” message on their morning commutes. Starting Friday, the test phase of the MTA’s OMNY program — short for One Metro New York — will officially roll out, allowing for contactless payments to get onto the subway. These paymen...
23:13 2019-05-29

Rapyd raises $100 million for mobile and web payment services Rapyd, a company developing a robust suite of digital payments solutions for companies globally, has raised $100 million in venture capital.Read More...
02:39 2019-10-02

Raytheon get $27.3M payment for work on Navy's AMDR program Raytheon Co. was awarded a $27.3 million contract modification for work completed in 2018 at the Pacific Missile Range Facility on the Air and Missile Defense Radar program, the Defense Department said....
21:13 2019-07-22

Google Play Store Officially Gets UPI as a Payment Option Google on Thursday officially announced the addition of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) as a new payment option on the Google Play Store for its users in India....
20:13 2019-09-06

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
15:26 2019-05-22

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
15:00 2019-06-12

Electric car chargepoints to accept contactless payment next year News 15 Jul, 2019 Government “prepared to intervene” to force contactless payments on public chargers; Chargemaster announces contactless payment...
16:52 2019-07-15

Electric chargers should offer card payment by 2020 Government says new rapid charge points should allow contactless credit or debit card payment All new public charging points should offer contactless payment via credit or debit card by spring next year, the government has said, as it seeks to address a key issue surrounding electric-vehicle usage....
16:52 2019-07-15

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms....
13:39 2019-06-09

RBI Board May Discuss Dividend Payment To Government On Monday: Report The RBI follows July-June financial year and the dividend is usually distributed in August after annual accounts are finalised. For FY20, the government has pegged a Rs 9,000 crore dividend from the......
21:00 2019-08-25

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and beer. But the company has attracted criticism for its......
13:52 2019-06-28

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System For decades, rappers have made hard currency a big part of rap music and videos. Now the artists are name-checking a mobile-payments method; ‘Hit me on my Cash App.’...
21:13 2019-08-09

Timings For Payment System RTGS To Change From August 26, Details Here With effect from August 26, the RTGS system for customer transactions will open at 7 am, instead of the present 8 am. "In order to increase the availability of the RTGS system, it has been decided to......
07:52 2019-08-22

Medicare program double deducts payment from elderly subscribers More like Medicareless. A 101-year-old, retired FDNY battalion chief is one of more than 410,000 victims of a Medicare accounting flub that mistakenly double-billed customers for monthly premiums. John Nasta was charged twice his monthly premium of $135.50 in a recent glitch that struck Medicare’s “...
01:00 2019-09-30

Swiss indict 4 over payment linked to German 2006 World Cup Swiss prosecutors have charged three German organizers of the 2006 World Cup and a former FIFA official with involvement in fraud over the true purpose of a 6.7 million euro ($7.5 million) payment linked to soccer's world governing body       ...
12:52 2019-08-06

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a participati......
19:26 2019-09-18

Issue Of Advance Payment For S-400 Missiles Deliveries Settled: Russia Russia and India have settled the issue of India's advance payment for the delivery of S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems, the Russian defence agency said on Thursday....
03:52 2019-08-30

Swiss indict former German soccer officials over World Cup payment Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany, the Swiss Attorney General's office said on Tuesday....
12:26 2019-08-06

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron Slonecker, say their former employer, Perella Weinb...
10:13 2019-09-20

Smile-to-pay: Chinese shoppers turn to facial payment technology New technology is rolling out across the country, despite concerns over privacyChina’s shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods with just a turn of their heads as the country embraces facial payment technology.In a country where mobile payment is already one of the most advanced in the world, cust...
19:39 2019-09-04

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given debit cards loaded with “e-vouchers” that they ca...
15:26 2019-07-01

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight....
09:39 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater clarity" on Brexit....
07:26 2019-06-09

Government rebukes FTSE giants for late supplier payment A list of leading FTSE companies that include BAE Systems, BT and British Gas owner Centrica have been suspended from the government's Prompt Payment Code, after they were found to take longer than 60 days to pay their suppliers....
04:00 2019-07-18

Singapore eases access to legal help to drive payment services Monetary Authority of Singapore streamlines access to legal help specialised in payment services, so new operators in the sector can ensure compliance and be onboarded more quickly....
14:26 2019-09-06

Nissan CEO Saikawa admits receiving improper payment: Jiji Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to improperly receiving stock-related compensation, Jiji news agency reported, in the latest case of financial misconduct among executives at Japan's second-largest automaker....
06:13 2019-09-05

Trump directly involved in talks that led to Stormy Daniels payment, FBI says Court filing says Trump and Hope Hicks spoke to Michael Cohen often as Daniels in 2016 threatened to go public with story of affairDonald Trump and his press secretary were directly involved in discussions that led to an illegal hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels during the 2016 election campaign,...
22:26 2019-07-18

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions including the payment of a 15 million pound ($19 million) security, a court official said....
17:00 2019-05-29

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and allowances....
17:39 2019-06-29

World Cup-winning NZ netballers rewarded with unprecedented payment after outcry Public campaign nets Silver Ferns $25,000 eachSponsors contribute towards bonus fund for playersA public outcry has helped the Silver Ferns receive an unprecedented winning bonus payment of $300,000 following their triumph at the Netball World Cup. Netball NZ has announced each player in the 12-stro...
07:39 2019-07-25

Payment firms back out in painful blow to Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Several large companies have announced their departure, including Visa and Mastercard, a week after PayPal exitedNearly every payment firm that initially agreed to join Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra has backed out, in a potentially fatal blow to the social network’s plan for a worldwide digital cu...
01:39 2019-10-12

New study shows credit and debit cards are the dirtiest payment methods A new study from LendEDU.com showed debit and credit cards were dirtier on average than cash or coins. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Revolt RV 400 Electric Motorcycle Launched; Payment Plans Start At Rs. 2999 The Revolt RV 300 and the RV 400 electric motorcycles have been launched in India and the offerings are available with a per month payment plan starting from Rs. 2999 (for 37 months)....
13:13 2019-08-28

Nigeria's state oil firm to change payment structure for joint ventures Nigeria's NNPC said on Thursday it was planning to change the way energy joint ventures paid operating costs to help ensure smooth financing for projects that have often struggled to secure timely contributions from the state-run oil firm....
21:13 2019-07-04

India-Russia's New Payment Plan For Massive Defense Deals: Report India and Russia have agreed on a new payment method through their national currencies for multi-billion-dollar defense deals, in a bid to avoid risks created by the U.S. threat of sanctions and......
18:00 2019-07-15

India's Payment Apps Race To Catch Up With China In Squeezing Out Cash In India, digital payments have climbed more than five times since 2015 to 22.4 transactions per person in the year ended March, Reserve Bank of India figures show....
12:39 2019-08-16

Late Payment Charges For Post Office Recurring Deposit, Other Rules Here RD Late Payment fees: If in any RD account, there is monthly default amount, the depositor has to first pay the defaulted monthly deposit with default fee and then pay the current month deposit....
12:26 2019-07-10

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in 30 markets, with plans to expand to as many as 90 territories by the end of the year. According to a...
14:26 2019-06-12

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects $50 million advanced insurance payment Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents showed....
01:13 2019-09-14

Apple appeals record €13 billion tax payment demanded by European Commission Tech giant Apple is appealing a 2016 EU ruling requiring that it pays a record €13 billion in back taxes in Ireland. Apple says the ruling "defies common sense." Unusually, Ireland doesn't want the extra tax revenues....
19:39 2019-09-17

Hy-Vee investigating if customer payment data was exposed at fuel pumps, other locations Hy-Vee is investigating possible security issues with payment processing systems at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and store-owned Wahlburgers.       ...
02:13 2019-08-15

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will see it reimbursed to the tune of $9.06 billion, but the deal remains subject to governmental agreement....
14:33 2019-05-21

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a probe that began last year and landed Cohen in pris...
12:52 2019-07-18

Payment card thieves hack Click2Gov bill paying portals in 8 cities Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) In 2017 and 2018, hackers compromised systems running the Click2Gov self-service bill-payment portal in dozens of cities across the United States, a feat that compromised 300,000 payment cards and generated nearly $2 million of revenue. Now, Click2Gov syst...
14:52 2019-09-20

Disgruntled employee uses hockey app notifications to air payment, throat-punching-related grievances Employers must never forget that it’s the workers who truly hold the fate of their businesses in their hands. If not treated properly, it’s entirely within their means to halt production or otherwise interrupt regular operations. We’ve known this forever, but too often we forget to exercise our powe...
18:39 2019-07-11

The Payment Industry Ecosystem: The trend towards digital payments and key players moving markets Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The digitization of daily life is making phones and connected devices the preferred payment tools for consumers — preferences that are causing ...
21:52 2019-06-05

Glen Assoun to receive initial compensation payment for wrongful murder conviction Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey said Thursday the agreement for an undisclosed amount of financial help for Glen Assoun has been finalized and the cheque will be available within days....
18:26 2019-09-13

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court saying they have a right to the assets after Nort...
01:39 2019-07-08

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money payments shortly before the 2016 election to an adult-film actress who said she had a sexual encounter with...
20:13 2019-07-18

Google supercharges its mobile payment app in India with WeChat-style mini apps Google is officially embracing the super-app strategy popularized by WeChat and Go-Jek, with its Google Pay app in India. The internet giant is launching its new Spot platform, powered by its popular digital payments service. It allows businesses and merchants to create branded experiences that are ...
22:26 2019-09-19

Donald Trump, Hope Hicks discussed Stormy Daniels payment during campaign Then-candidate Donald Trump and press secretary Hope Hicks allegedly discussed making hush-money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels with his lawyer Michael Cohen amid the fallout from the “Access Hollywood” tape’s release, according to FBI affidavits unsealed Thursday. Trump, Hic...
23:39 2019-07-18

AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting here at this chair, and I looked at my balance, a...
09:13 2019-09-11

India Post Payments Bank Rolls Out Aadhaar Enabled Payment Services With AePS services, a person with a bank account linked to Aadhaar can perform banking services irrespective of the bank they hold their account with....
02:00 2019-09-10

Manhattan DA subpoenas Trump Organization for documents related to Stormy Daniels payment Manhattan prosecutors have subpoenaed the Trump Organization was subpoenaed for documents related to a $130,000 to former adult film star Stormy Daniels made days prior to the 2016 presidential election....
05:26 2019-08-02

City Hall finally tackles late payment epidemic that slowed homeless fight City Hall is finally fixing a dysfunctional contracting system that left the nonprofits that provide housing, counseling and aid for New York’s neediest in dire financial straits — waiting months or more for payment — thanks in part to a string of stories in The Post. As of July 1, the e...
08:39 2019-08-08

Exclusive: Grab in talks to merge Indonesian payment firms to overtake Gojek - sources SoftBank-backed ride hailer Grab is in talks to merge OVO, an Indonesian digital payments firm in which it owns shares, with an Ant Financial-backed local peer to build heft and power ahead of archrival Gojek, people familiar with the matter said....
18:00 2019-09-11

Seattle man builds fence around illegally parked car-share vehicle on property; demands payment A Seattle property owner upset about a car-share vehicle parked illegally on the parking lot f his duplex erected a barricade around it and is demanding compensation from the owner. ...
03:26 2019-05-31

Exclusive: T. Rowe Price held talks with Guaido team on Venezuela PDVSA 2020 payment T. Rowe Price has held informal talks with advisors of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido about financing a $913 million payment on state oil firm PDVSA's 2020 bond, an executive at the U.S. fund manager told Reuters, adding the plan would only work if Washington alters sanctions on Venezuela....
22:00 2019-08-29

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit....
15:13 2019-05-21

What are the common causes of food poisoning? Many foods can cause food poisoning, including meat, raw fish, eggs, and produce. Learn more about the causes and how to prevent food poisoning in this article....
02:52 2019-09-12

Toilet Explosions: More Common Than You Might Think During a recent thunderstorm, a Florida woman was relaxing at home when a deafening boom roared through her house. Few could have guessed the source of the noise. According to WBBH, lightning struck near her septic tank, igniting methane gas and blowing her toilet to pieces.Read more......
18:13 2019-08-08

What Car Do These People Possibly Have In Common? Just take a moment and look at that group of four people up there: famously flamboyant pianist Liberace, failed GOP presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, noted actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr, and baseball hall-of-famer Gaylord Perry. Really, if you had to pick a more random, mismatched gr...
13:52 2019-09-04

Antibiotic use without prescription common in U.S. (Reuters Health) - Many people in the U.S. take antibiotics that weren't prescribed for them, according to a new study that highlights one factor that may be contributing to the rise of antibiotic resistant infections....
00:26 2019-07-23

How common is erectile dysfunction? Doctors know that erectile dysfunction is common, but calculating its exact prevalence is tough. A recent review has attempted to draw a clearer picture....
12:01 2019-07-05

Expert: Tom Sandoval’s ear Botox is ‘not common’ Reality TV bartender Tom Sandoval is into taking different kinds of shots. The “Vanderpump Rules” star, 35, shared his extensive grooming routine with PopSugar, revealing that in addition to trimming his leg hair and using self-tanner, he has gotten Botox injections — in unexpected spots. “Just abov...
07:00 2019-05-25

Did a Common Childhood Illness Take Down the Neanderthals? A 21st century nuisance for parents may have proved deadly to early man. It is one of the great unsolved mysteries of anthropology. What killed off the Neanderthals, and why did Homo sapiens thrive even as Neanderthals withered to extinction? ...
06:52 2019-09-20

What do Rihanna and I have in common? We know the power of red lipstick It is the makeup equivalent of heading the boardroom meeting or walking into the party, shoulders back, chest outYou can spot a baller woman by the fact that she wears no makeup, not a slick of it, except for one thing: a bold red lip. A lot of power women do this and, as with fashion designers who ...
09:52 2019-06-07

Why the new Ford Explorer has more in common with BMW and Mercedes Rear-wheel drive, responsive steering and firm breaks in the new 2020 Ford Explorer makes for smooth riding, on- or off-road.       ...
22:26 2019-06-19

Most common 3 STDs on the rise, according to CDC report A new CDC report outlines recent increases in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in the US. The report asks why, and outlines what should be done....
06:13 2019-10-12

Blow to Old Oak Common plan as 6,000 homes have to be cut The ambitious blueprint for transforming sprawling railway and industrial lands at Old Oak Common into a gleaming "Canary Wharf of the West" has been dealt another setback....
04:39 2019-09-20

At the spelling bee, the most common sound is the toughest WASHINGTON (AP) — An unremarkable sound can be the toughest thing for spellers to master at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It’s known as the schwa. It sounds like “Uh,” and any vowel can make the sound. And only in the English language can a single sound be so versatile. Spelle...
17:39 2019-05-25

Hard to tell how common sesame allergy may be (Reuters Health) - Roughly half of children and adults who say they're allergic to sesame don't have a history of convincing symptoms, a U.S. study suggests....
00:52 2019-08-29

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
17:39 2019-07-13

What classical music and Rammstein have in common The German shock rockers might seem stylistically light years away from classical music — but only at first glance. Take a closer look, and listen, and you'll hear intrinsic similarities, says DW's Rick Fulker....
05:52 2019-08-06

Are You Making These Common Grammatical Mistakes? No one can recognize our relentless misuse of the English language quite like an editor. Misplace a modifier, and your editor will (hopefully) let you know. Over-use intensifiers such as “very,” “just,” and “really,” and your editor will tell you that you’re really just not doing your writing any fa...
22:13 2019-08-05

What Your Snapchat Selfie Has in Common With the Army If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the......
11:52 2019-08-18

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while.Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

AOC actually sees ‘common ground’ with GOP on these 3 issues Alexandria Ocasio-Compromise? AOC offered an olive branch late Friday night to Republicans, saying she’d work with them on reducing US involvement in military conflicts and other issues. “Common ground I find with (some) GOP,” tweeted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “Ending ne...
20:00 2019-08-03

The migrant caravans: A common road toward different fates The images were dramatic: Central American migrants moving northward en masse through Mexico - men, women and children walking up to 30 miles a day, some hitching rides or catching freight trains....
23:26 2019-10-10

Only eight Democratic impeachment holdouts remain: Here's what they have in common The Ukraine revelations triggered a dramatic sea change on impeachment, as scores of Democrats stampeded to publicly declare their support for an impeachment inquiry....
18:26 2019-10-07

These STDs Are the Most Common Infectious Diseases Reported to the CDC Sexually transmitted disease diagnoses in 2018 broke a record for the fifth consecutive year, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Chlamydia was the most common STD in 2018, with more than 1.7 million cases reported, followed by more than 580,000 case...
23:39 2019-10-08

The most common European travel scams by country European travel scams are easy to avoid if you recognize them. Study up so you don’t fall victim on your next trip.       ...
15:13 2019-09-30

Sanders Said He Had a Common Heart Procedure. So Why the Mystery? For three days, Mr. Sanders did not disclose pertinent health details, stirring questions about his condition. On Friday evening, doctors confirmed he had suffered a heart attack....
03:00 2019-10-05

Only nine Democratic impeachment holdouts remain: Here's what they have in common The Ukraine revelations triggered a dramatic sea change on impeachment, as scores of Democrats stampeded to publicly declare their support for an impeachment inquiry....
00:00 2019-10-06

The Most Common Jury Duty Myths, Debunked People typically fall into two categories when it comes to jury duty: those who want to avoid it at all costs, and those who can’t wait for the day they receive their summons in the mail. Either way, some of what you know about jury duty is probably wrong. Whether you’re trying to get out of your ci...
00:52 2019-08-01

Ten common myths about bike lanes – and why they're wrong From congestion to cost, there are many entirely misguided arguments in circulationCycle lanes have been in the news recently, as have the many often entirely misguided arguments that opponents use against them.For all the (slight) progress in some UK cities over mass cycling, we are still at a stag...
09:39 2019-07-03

The Products You Need to Fix Five Common Nasty Foot Problems I am very vain about my feet. There, I said it. (Foot fetishists love me, and now I’ve also said that!) But my feet, they are not without their issues — heels that are highly prone to cracking due to sandal abuse, toenails that are all jacked up from too much time spent at the gym, that sort of stuf...
00:39 2019-05-23

‘Invisible’ severe turbulence will become more common: scientists Severe turbulence that’s “invisible to pilots” will be three times as common in the near future, scientists have warned. This could put passengers at risk of injury – and even make some flights take longer. This “invisible turbulence” is caused by a phenomenon called wi...
04:26 2019-08-09

CDU, AfD find common ground in 18 towns, report says Members of Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU have been found cooperating with the far-right AfD in at least 18 cases. Merkel has promised serious consequences should members of her party work the far-right populists....
21:39 2019-09-11

AOC says she finds 'common ground' with some in GOP -- then slams Liz Cheney Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Friday that she finds “common ground” with some members of the Republican Party -- but criticized the GOP for becoming a “political mob.”...
15:39 2019-08-03

Parlay some common sense into chance for NBA winnings NBA futures markets continue to be in constant flux with blockbuster signings and trades making headlines through the summer. Has the dust finally settled? Let’s assume for now it has. Here are the latest odds to win the 2020 NBA championship from William Hill. Favorites: Lakers 3/1, Clippers 7/2, B...
18:26 2019-07-16

Common goes deep on personal new album: ‘It really shook me’ As an actor, Common has appeared alongside everyone from Denzel Washington (“American Gangster”) to Keanu Reeves (“John Wick: Chapter 2”), but the rapper’s co-star in his new “Show Me That You Love” video is extra special: his daughter, Omoye. Making the clip was like family ...
04:39 2019-08-30

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
03:00 2019-07-25

'Surprise' Ocean Heat Waves Are Becoming More Common There are two flavors of surprise: good and bad. Winning the lottery? Good. Extreme heat waves cooking the oceans with more regularity, ruining fisheries that millions of people rely on? Decidedly bad.Read more......
04:13 2019-08-06

Bernie Sanders Had a Common Procedure. So Why the Mystery? Mr. Sanders has not disclosed health details like whether blood and electrocardiogram tests showed he had a heart attack, nor allowed reporters to interview his doctors....
18:26 2019-10-04

Colorectal cancer becoming more common at younger ages Rates of early-onset colon cancer are rising in many high-income countries even as rates among older adults hold steady or decline, a new study shows....
22:26 2019-09-09

Greenland Aside, Buying Foreign Land Used to Be Common Greenland officials have rebuffed President Trump’s plan to buy the island, but the United States has a history of purchasing lands from other countries....
05:26 2019-08-28

Common Man Sends UP Top Cop Letter Of Appreciation, Rs.500 Cash Cash rewards for gallantry is not uncommon for those in uniform but a senior Uttar Pradesh cop was bowled over when he received a cheque of a princely sum of Rs 500 and a letter of appreciation, not......
22:52 2019-08-09

What do Bob Ross and Michigan have in common? Happy little trees If taking time to enjoy nature in Michigan's state parks wasn't relaxing enough, you can now add a little Bob Ross to your experience. For its 100th birthday, the parks system is partnering with Bob Ross Inc. to help the "happy little trees."...
13:00 2019-08-21

More batches of common hypertension drug taken off the market Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is withdrawing more batches of Losartan potassium tablets, USP and Losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP....
03:39 2019-09-28

Common things you probably didn't know about breastfeeding Breastfeeding is often referred to as a "natural" process, but there's still a lot about it that new moms are unaware of.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

5 common lawn care mistakes you may be making Even if you have the best of intentions, there are a few lawn care mistakes you’re probably making.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Mata's 'Common Goal' movement reaches 100 signatories A hundred players and managers have signed up for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata's Common Goal cause, with Australia women's players Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac the latest to join the movement....
07:26 2019-05-30

Cancer more common in females with severe sleep apnea A new study of 20,000 adults with sleep apnea suggests that the risk of cancer could be 2–3 times higher among females with a severe form of the condition....
03:26 2019-08-21

Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread We’ve long known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other drugs, including ibuprofen, may help this resistance spread...
12:13 2019-08-11

Klopp pledges 1% of his salary to Common Goal charity Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has become the first Premier League manager to sign up to the Common Goal movement - promising to donate 1% of his salary to the charity....
21:26 2019-09-24

Ariana Grande’s sudden ‘tomato allergy’ is actually very common Your favorite food may soon turn on you. Superstar Ariana Grande cancelled two shows this week when she “had an unfortunate allergic reaction to tomatoes and my throat pretty much closed…still feels like i’m swallowing a cactus but slowly making progress,” the 25-year-old “Thank u, Next” singe...
23:52 2019-05-30

At the Border, Lawmakers See a Broken System and Little Common Ground Dozens of lawmakers have flocked to the southwestern border to see with their own eyes how migrants are being treated. They have come away with little consensus about what needs to be done....
04:52 2019-09-29

Military Drones Now Common to Nearly 100 Nations, Report Finds Ninety-five countries now own military drones, a sharp increase from 2010, and drone operations are becoming deeply embedded in armed forces world-wide in ways that are changing global security, according to a new report....
21:13 2019-09-25

Osteoporosis: Investigating the role of a common antibacterial chemical A new study asks if triclosan, a chemical in many products, may increase osteoporosis risk. The results are not clear-cut, but it may affect bone health....
22:26 2019-06-27

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som......
20:52 2019-05-26

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
03:39 2019-07-22

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically, memory. Manganese is a trace element which natur...
06:13 2019-08-15

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
23:26 2019-06-30

A Common Household Chemical May Cause Thyroid Problems for Cats Many older cats suffer from health problems caused by a hyperactive thyroid, and while there’s no single cause of the condition, hormone-disturbing chemicals in the environment are thought to be an important factor. A new study involving some furry volunteers suggests that these chemicals include ...
23:39 2019-07-10

France’s Macron tries the common touch to win back support As French President Emmanuel Macron shines on the international scene, at home he is facing an arduous path to try to win back the hearts of the French...
19:13 2019-09-14

Sesame Allergy More Common Than Once Thought, Study Finds More than one million children and adults are allergic to sesame in the United States, scientists report. But sesame is not among the allergens that must be listed on food labels....
21:26 2019-08-02

The rundown on common game console video outputs Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There’s no school like the old school, and that goes for game consoles as well. Even with the rise of retro consoles like the SNES Classic or the PlayStation Clas...
03:52 2019-08-03

Prices for common insulin will be slashed in half after outcry Following widespread outrage at the high price of insulin, Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk announced Friday it will cut its prices in half. “While we will continue to do what we can to help address affordability challenges in the short-term, changes within the system are required to make sustainable a...
23:26 2019-09-06

The Math Says the Mets are Alive. Common Sense Says They Aren’t. Technically in reach of a playoff spot as they begin their final homestand, Mets players know their failures in June will cost them a chance at October....
07:52 2019-09-24

Baby tiger sharks eat common backyard birds To better understand the diets of baby tiger sharks, scientists have been catching young shark specimens and making them throw up. Analysis of DNA in the shark vomit showed baby tiger sharks consume songbirds....
14:39 2019-05-22

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health....
14:00 2019-07-12

10 common vagina myths demystified by ‘Twitter’s gyno’ Dr. Jen Gunter, known as “Twitter’s gynecologist” and Gwyneth Paltrow’s worst nightmare — after debunking several claims made on the woo-woo wellness website Goop — says “not giving women facts is the opposite of feminism.” That’s the thrust of her new book, “The Vagina Bible: The Vulva ...
20:39 2019-09-03

Bernie Sanders Had a Common Heart Procedure. So Why the Mystery? Mr. Sanders has not disclosed health details like whether blood and electrocardiogram tests showed he had a heart attack, nor allowed reporters to interview his doctors....
23:13 2019-10-04

Common antidepressant may ease anxiety more quickly than depression A trial of sertraline in primary care found that the common antidepressant reduced anxiety symptoms in 6 weeks with some easing of depression at 12 weeks....
11:52 2019-09-21

Aung San Suu Kyi finds common ground with Orbán over Islam On a rare trip to Europe, Myanmar leader and Hungary PM discuss issue of ‘growing Muslim populations’From her failure to speak out against ethnic cleansing to imprisoning journalists, the reputation of Aung San Suu Kyi in the west has taken a battering in recent months.But the leader of Myanmar has ...
09:13 2019-06-06

Arm joins with GM, Toyota to find common ground on car chips Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm owned by Japan's Softbank Group Corp, is joining with automakers General Motors Co and Toyota Motor Corp to establish common computing systems for self-driving cars, an effort the companies hope will speed development of the technology....
02:26 2019-10-09

Common: 'I wanted to be the dopest. Then I found a higher purpose' He got his start in the era of gangsta rap and admits to a ‘bros before hoes’ attitude early in his career. So how did the Chicagoan become one of conscious rap’s strongest voices?It’s apt that Common and I meet in Philadelphia, the US city of brotherly love. The rapper, who is also an activist and ...
19:52 2019-09-03

9-year-old boy mysteriously dies from common cold virus A 9-year-old California boy recently died from a virus associated with the common cold — an extremely rare occurrence that has perplexed his doctors and family, according to a new report. Soon-to-be fourth-grader Tristan Ang, of Milpitas, fell ill last month and there was initially no cause for alar...
02:00 2019-07-16

AOC and Ted Cruz find more common ground, could 'team up' on another issue Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, offered again to team up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to make birth control available as an over-the-counter medication....
20:13 2019-06-12

Common sense can predict if a psychology study will ever be replicated Many classic social science and psychology findings haven’t stood up to further testing. Now a study suggests people can guess whether research will hold up...
22:26 2019-10-03

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a great starting point for every aspiring great paren...
10:00 2019-05-24

Common antibiotics may lead to condition that causes heart failure People who use Ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics have a 2.4 times higher risk of developing aortic and mitral regurgitation due to blood backflow into the heart...
14:00 2019-09-11

'Let common sense prevail': Plea from Irish businesses One of the largest cross-border businesses on the island of Ireland has called for "common sense to prevail" in last-ditch efforts to reach a Brexit deal....
04:39 2019-10-13

Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness? There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
23:39 2019-09-19

Parents Should Learn Common Core Math Like a Kindergartner If you have a kid in school, you’ve probably noticed that their math homework looks different than yours did an undisclosed number of years ago. And you may have moaned about it—“What’s with all the crazy steps? These equations took me seconds to answer in Mrs. Winkleman’s fourth-grade class!” Hey, ...
23:26 2019-06-14

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
20:00 2019-06-11

How to administer clients on a domain using 5 common PowerShell cmdlets Systems admins managing Windows clients should brush up on these PowerShell cmdlets when performing common administrative tasks on their domain-connected devices....
18:26 2019-07-31

We may have a basic form of sign language in common with chimpanzees People seem to be able to understand gestures made by chimpanzees, suggesting the signals may be remnants of a basic sign language used by our last common ancestors...
16:00 2019-09-13

Sciatica common, tied to other conditions in older U.S. adults (Reuters Health) - One in four older Americans has experienced the sharp, sometimes disabling, pain of sciatica, and these older adults are more prone to have other illnesses and lowered quality of life, a new U.S. study suggests....
15:39 2019-10-03

As Automatic Braking Becomes More Common in Cars, So Do Driver Complaints Automatic emergency-braking systems that are promoted as a safety feature in vehicles don’t always work as intended and at times activate when there is no risk of a crash, drivers say....
20:52 2019-08-27

Oklahoma judge rules against Johnson & Johnson, orders $572M payment An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to clean up the problem....
23:39 2019-08-26

UPDATE 1-Apple says $14 bln EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order for Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes to Ireland "defies reality and common sense," the U.S. company said on Tuesday, as it launched a legal challenge against the 2016 ruling....
11:52 2019-09-17

Streaming music may make cases like Katy Perry’s more common A Christian rapper who won nearly $3 million in a lawsuit over Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” used his song’s millions of plays on YouTube and Spotify as evidence that Perry and her team may have heard it and then stole it...
19:13 2019-08-03

'Silent' celiac disease common in patients' close relatives (Reuters Health) - When a family member has celiac disease, Mayo Clinic researchers recommend parents, siblings and children also be tested, after a new study suggests first-degree relatives frequently have the condition, too - often without typical symptoms....
13:00 2019-09-24

Selling impeachment: Democrats search for common message against Trump Facing the tough task of selling voters on an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, Democrats struggled on Wednesday to craft a unified message explaining why he might deserve to be removed from office....
03:39 2019-09-26

GM, Toyota to find common ground with chip technology firm Arm Arm's ties to the auto industry go back to the late 1990s, when automakers began to add computer chips to vehicles for functions like engine control and diagnostics....
03:39 2019-10-09

No Common Pattern Of Mob Lynching, Centre Tells Rajya Sabha There is no common pattern of mob lynching across the country with incidents occurring in different states ruled by different political dispensations, the government said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday....
08:26 2019-07-25

Freezing embryos doesn't boost IVF success rate despite common use People are often advised to freeze embryos and delay implantation so the uterus can recover from drugs taken during egg removal, but there may be few benefits...
19:26 2019-06-27

In new trailer, Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral series has little in common with original Mindy Kaling is continuing her expansion into new series and movies by creating Four Weddings And A Funeral for Hulu. Given Kaling’s established love of the rom-com and um, the show title, you would think that this new production would be a bit of a remake. But judging from this new trailer, it appe...
20:13 2019-07-01

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught scientists a lot about how the planet works. We now know that its storms stretch far deeper into the planet than previously assumed and that Jupiter&r...
15:13 2019-05-21

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
22:13 2019-05-22

A common numbing medication turned a woman’s blood blue NBC — A 25-year-old woman in Rhode Island gave new meaning to the phrase “feeling blue” when she developed a rare and sometimes fatal condition called methemoglobinemia that turned her blood a deep shade of navy blue. The woman, whose case was described Wednesday in the New England Journal of ...
00:52 2019-09-19

Trump urges 'common sense' gun measures, seeks NRA input President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long opposed gun control, should be considered....
18:52 2019-08-09

What does Biden have in common with Trump? Delusional nostalgia | Moira Donegan The former vice-president’s unrepentant sexism appeals to a vision of the past based more in fantasy than realityJoe Biden is building a campaign of reminiscences. The former vice-president and current Democratic presidential frontrunner is pitching voters the idea that the past was better than the ...
11:26 2019-06-21

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death...
15:00 2019-06-21

Here's how advisors can help clients avoid common and costly Medicare mistakes Making the wrong Medicare decision can make health care, the biggest expense in retirement, even more costly. Help clients avoid these common oversights before it's too late....
17:26 2019-06-19

Chinese Yuan, Hong Kong's Hang Seng: What the Two Have in Common China's currency is in the news -- "It's falling!" -- but as it's often the case, it's the kind of move that was in the cards long ago. Watch as our Asian-Pacific Short Term Update editor explains more, and also see how the yuan is not the only market that's been destined to fall....
00:00 2019-08-08

Home plate collisions were once a common occurrence in baseball. Here are the most famous Home plate collisions used to happen often and didn't result in suspensions (like the one handed to Jake Marisnick). These are the most memorable.       ...
05:00 2019-07-12

Huawei shrugs off Verizon patent talks as 'common' business Huawei pegged its patent talks with U.S. carrier Verizon as "common" business activity and said such negotiations should not be politicized, days after a senator filed legislation to prevent the Chinese firm from seeking damages in U.S. courts....
19:26 2019-06-27

‘Dummy wasn’t a chillout album. Portishead had more in common with Nirvana’ On the 25th anniversary of their classic debut, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley reflect on how the album came togetherTwenty-five years ago, during the summer of Blur’s Parklife and Oasis’s Definitely Maybe, a darker, stranger record was released that would soon become huge. Its title and mood was ins...
20:39 2019-08-26

New study examines if common cold virus could cure cancer The cure for bladder cancer could be as simple as catching a cold, according to a small study published Thursday. Researchers at the University of Surrey in England found that a certain strain of the cold virus — coxsackievirus, or CVA21 — is capable of destroying cancer cells in the bladder, The Te...
15:52 2019-07-05

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes "defies reality and common sense", the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU's crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals....
22:52 2019-09-17

Jerry Seinfeld review – multimillionaire with a masterly common touch Hammersmith Apollo, LondonNow in his mid-60s, the comedian is still delivering beautifully honed, brilliantly timed observations on everyday life‘I feel like a blacksmith up here sometimes,” says Jerry Seinfeld in a routine addressing 21st-century communication. Talking has been superseded; it’s an ...
15:00 2019-07-14

Amazon Prime Day tips: Don’t make these 6 common mistakes Amazon’s Prime Day kicks off at midnight on July 15. In recent years, Prime Day has become one of the most anticipated sales events of the year.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Boris Johnson calls for EU 'common sense' over Brexit backstop Current deal ‘just doesn’t work’, says PM as No 10 refuses to rule out early November electionBoris Johnson has said he hopes the EU will “show common sense” and agree a new Brexit deal, as No 10 refused to rule out scheduling an election in the first days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Johns...
21:26 2019-08-08

Nokia's new ad incorrectly shows how a common smartphone feature works As many smartphone owners might know, the adaptive brightness feature on a smartphone automatically changes the brightness of the screen depending on how bright or dark it is at the time. When a phone is used in a dark room, adaptive brightness dims the screen, and under a bright sun, the screen get...
07:52 2019-05-27

Study: Common cold strain may fight off bladder cancer New research showed the oncolytic virus coxsackievirus, or CVA21, wiped out all cancer in a patient with non-muscle invasive bladder cancer in a recent study in England....
20:39 2019-07-08

Florida man, 85, accused of murdering 90-year-old common law wife, police say An 85-year-old Florida man has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing his common-law wife of six decades after police found him with blood underneath his fingernails, reports say....
11:39 2019-08-07

Union Territories Of Jammu And Kashmir, Ladakh To Have Common High Court Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will become two separate Union territories from October 31 but will have a common high court, State Judicial Academy's Director Rajeev Gupta said on Sunday....
18:52 2019-09-08

Hong Kong’s Protestors Have Their Own Special Slang. Here’s a Glossary of Some Common Terms “I was using magic last night when someone messaged to ask if I needed to be picked up from school.” No, that’s not a line from Harry Potter. It’s the kind of thing a Hong Kong protestor might say after a clash with police. Hong Kong’s protestors have their own argot. C...
12:26 2019-09-06

Study: Common Alzheimer's disease drug doubles hospitalization risk Donepezil, a common Alzheimer's disease drug, is linked to a two-fold higher risk of hospital admission than other cholinesterase inhibitors, a Canadian medical study found Monday....
03:00 2019-09-17

Democratic hopeful Steve Bullock on what Amazon and President Trump have in common Democratic Party candidate for president and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks to CNBC about Amazon and President Donald Trump, climate change, wealth and social inequality, education and young voters' embracing of socialism....
22:39 2019-09-01

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for teens and young adults, new research shows....
10:52 2019-06-18

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
06:52 2019-06-07

More fruit and cereal fiber tied to less risk of common bowel disease (Reuters Health) - Women who get more fiber from fruits and cereals may be less like to develop diverticulitis, a common and painful bowel problem, though vegetable sources of fiber don't make much difference, a U.S. study suggests....
21:39 2019-08-29

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan but hopes leaders of the world’s biggest economies find a common understanding on how to give economies a boost. Putin told the Financial Times newspap...
22:39 2019-06-27

Drinking Juice Of This Common Vegetable May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases The findings of the study suggest that unsalted tomato juice plays an important role in suppressing high blood pressure and cholesterol levels in adults....
15:13 2019-06-05

Apple's new patent for a foldable iPhone shows something in common with the Galaxy Fold A timeline of foldable devices that was released last December by CGS-CIMB Group was interesting. It had Samsung and Huawei as the first two major phone manufacturers expected to release a foldable phone months before this was set to become true. The manufacturer last on the list was Apple, not expe...
02:39 2019-05-31

‘Football can transform the world’: Jürgen Klopp on joining Common Goal • Liverpool manager to give 1% of his salary to Common Goal• Project helps disadvantaged young people and communitiesJürgen Klopp has become the latest high-profile person to join Common Goal, the organisation that is encouraging players, managers and football clubs to give 1% of their income to cha...
17:52 2019-09-24

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
06:13 2019-08-15

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conference, which took place in New York....
14:52 2019-05-21

In India vs Bangladesh Match Today, One Common Link - Rabindranath Tagore During the India vs Bangladesh World Cup match today, the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham reverberated with two Bengali national anthems. The fact that they were both written by Nobel Laureate......
19:26 2019-07-02

Factbox: Bernie Sanders heart procedure common, usually with fast recovery U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has been treated for a blocked heart artery after experiencing chest discomfort, leading to cancellation of some planned campaign events....
10:26 2019-10-03

Modi-Xi summit: China and India identify terrorism as common challenge The Modi-Xi meeting is aimed at mending ties strained by India's decision to split Jammu & Kashmir state into two. China, which claims part of the area's Ladakh region, is also a close ally of India's rival, Pakistan....
01:52 2019-10-13

'No common thread' in hundreds of vaping lung disease cases, top FDA official says Many of the cases appear to be THC-related, the FDA's Mitch Zeller said Thursday. Still, the outbreak has heightened scrutiny on the already embattled e-cigarette industry....
19:52 2019-09-26

Diabetes risk tied to common chemicals, curbed by healthy habits Chemicals in everything from food wrappers to clothing and furniture are associated with an increased risk of diabetes, but much of this added risk is reduced with good eating and exercise habits, a study suggests....
00:39 2019-08-09

"Common Sense" Measures, No Guns For "Sick People": Trump On US Shootings President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long......
22:26 2019-08-09

Pope Francis Warns Companies to Use Artificial Intelligence for the ‘Common Good’ (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis on Friday warned tech company executives, diplomats and financiers that the race to create artificial intelligence and other forms of digital development pose the risk of increasing social inequality unless the work is accompanied by an ethical evaluation of the c...
01:13 2019-09-28

Blueish woman with chocolaty blood highlights rare risk of common anesthetic Enlarge / The patient had blueish fingernails and dark brown blood. (credit: Warren, Blackwood, NEJM) A 25-year-old woman showed up at an emergency room in Providence, Rhode Island, with fatigue, shortness of breath, and—most concerning—an obvious blueish hue. The skin discoloration suggested that...
03:26 2019-09-24

Low Whole Grain, Dairy Intake Among Most Common Dietary Factors Linked To Cancers: Study A new study has now linked poor dietary habits to various different types of cancers, indicating that consuming healthy food is not just important for your well-being but can also prevent serious......
20:39 2019-05-23

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About a Common Term Related to Foreclosure. He Heard ‘Oreos’ Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson didn’t seem to know what a congresswoman was talking about when she asked a question related to foreclosures during a congressional hearing on Tuesday. Instead, Carson apparently thought she was talking about Oreo cookies. Speaking at a House ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
21:13 2019-05-27

4 common traits of CEOs that anyone can learn to master, according to researchers who studied 17,000 leadership assessments Justin Sullivan / Staff / Getty Images Many people think of CEOs as a cut above the rest, "powerful and patrician." Naturally, most ordinary people assume they could never rise to this CEO-level. But researchers have found that there are four attainable traits that CEOs embody, and they're well wi...
01:00 2019-10-11

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be tried at home....
18:26 2019-07-10

Europe publishes common drone rules, giving operators a year to prepare Europe has today published common rules for the use of drones. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) says the regulations, which will apply universally across the region, are intended to help drone operators of all stripes have a clear understanding of what is and is not allowed. Having ...
16:00 2019-06-11

"Common Insult In South Africa": Elon Musk Explains "Pedo Guy" Tweet Elon Musk on Monday said he did not intend to accuse a British diver of pedophilia by branding him a "pedo guy" on Twitter, as the Tesla Incchief executive sought to dismiss a defamation lawsuit....
01:13 2019-09-17

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks—much more frequent in nearly every part of ...
21:39 2019-07-16

Singapore sees drop in common security threats, but foresees more data breaches Cyber Security Agency says the number of common cyber threats, including website defacements and phishing, dipped in Singapore last year, but expects to see more frequent data breaches and disruptive attacks against the cloud in the near future....
03:52 2019-06-19

NYU professor Scott Galloway says WeWork and Theranos have a lot in common: Their boards let them get away with ‘massive fraud' Jackal Pan/Reuters Scott Galloway, the best-selling author and well-known tech-industry pundit, is a professor of marketing at New York University's Stern School of Business. His weekly business videos at Section4 and Winners & Losers have generated millions of views. The following is his recent bl...
23:13 2019-09-27

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, describing the existing currency trading in the region as manipulative....
10:26 2019-05-30

In a powerful essay, Meghan McCain shared her 'distressingly common' experience of having a miscarriage John Lamparski/Getty Images. In an essay for the New York Times, Meghan McCain said she recently had a miscarriage. She said she learned of her miscarriage during a photoshoot promoting "The View." "I missed a few days of work. It wasn't many, but given the job I have, it was enough to spark gossip...
23:39 2019-07-19

Salesforce open sources research to advance state of the art in AI for common sense reasoning Deep learning is great for many applications, but common sense reasoning is not one of them. New research from Salesforce promises to alleviate this, advancing previous results by a considerable margin....
19:13 2019-06-27

Fifteen Canada Women players sign up for Juan Mata’s Common Goal project • Players have more than 1,200 senior caps between them • This is what our Canadian legacy is all about, says McLeodFifteen players and one member of the coaching staff from the Canada women’s national team have joined Juan Mata’s Common Goal campaign, where footballers pledge 1% of their salaries t...
14:52 2019-05-21

More evidence that no best diet exists: A study of 1,100 people shows how everyone responds differently to common foods YIUCHEUNG/Shutterstock A new study followed 1,100 people for two weeks in the US and the UK, and found that no two people's bodies responded exactly the same way to common foods. Lead researcher Tim Spector said a good general rule is still to eat a variety of plants, including nuts, seeds, fruits...
21:52 2019-06-11

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be viewed “not only as our common responsibility, bu...
18:39 2019-06-27

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
23:13 2019-05-31

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to fix this.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Purdue’s choice of NY bankruptcy court part of common forum shopping strategy, experts say On Friday, the judge will hear arguments over whether to take the unusual step of halting action in about 25 lawsuits brought by various states against Purdue and members of the Sackler family, which owns the company. In court, he has been sympathetic to that request....
09:52 2019-10-11

From Abba to the Arctic Monkeys, the perfect pop songs have one thing in common | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is a reason radio edits last about three minutes: because that is how songs should have been bornI used to be a huge fan of Phil Spector. Then he was convicted of murder, which rather took the shine off things. But Spector, I’m afraid, remains for me the king of pop. Not Michael Jackson, who h...
08:26 2019-05-31

Philadelphia bar seeks payment from St. Louis Blues' 'Play Gloria' craze during Stanley Cup run The Philadelphia bar that inspired the Blues' "Gloria" fad is seeking money from the items that were sold inside and outside of Enterprise Center.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge the divide here, but even that is tricky. If you had...
22:52 2019-08-22

Alec Baldwin says he was tricked into a Statue of Liberty tour that took him to New Jersey. Here are 10 common scams to watch out for when traveling. Getty Alec Baldwin says he got scammed when trying to visit the Statue of Liberty with his family recently. He bought a ticket that made him take a shuttle bus to New Jersey before boarding a boat that didn't stop at Liberty Island, where the statue is located, as expected. There are scams targetin...
22:39 2019-10-09

Finding Common Ground: 5 Times Harry Potter And Voldemort Agreed That For The Sorting Hat, Being Put On A Kid’s Head Probably Felt Like Using A Bidet The Boy Who Lived and He Who Shall Not Be Named were certainly at odds in most respects, but that doesn’t mean they disagreed on everything. Here are five times Harry Potter and Voldemort agreed that for the Sorting Hat, being put on a kid’s head probably felt like using a bidet....
18:26 2019-05-21

The Naked Truth: Were Whoopi Goldberg’s Opinions on the Risks of Nude Photos Victim Blaming or Common Sense? Kids, we need to talk. Namely, we need to talk about a modern phenomenon with some very well-documented consequences: sharing nude photos....
22:26 2019-06-19

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, on Wednesday. ...
18:39 2019-06-19

Israeli foreign minister reaches out to Arab Gulf states in UN speech, saying they face common threat from Iran Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly Thursday, Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz reached out to Arab Gulf states in solidarity, saying they all face a common threat from Iran. ...
10:52 2019-09-27

UK mom bitten by Lyme disease-carrying tick develops 'bullseye rash,' warns others about common signs of illness A mom from Leicester, England, is warning others to be on the lookout for a common sign of Lyme disease this summer after she contracted the tick-borne illness. ...
19:26 2019-07-31

How U.S. Banks Took Over the World A decade after fueling a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, America’s banks are ruling it, earning the majority of global investment-banking fees, merger fees and stock commissions last year....
15:52 2019-09-04

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
05:00 2019-05-25

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
17:52 2019-06-01

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
14:52 2019-06-18

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
19:00 2019-08-05

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
15:13 2019-08-04

| Kaizer Chiefs duo agree new contracts Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that Mulomowandau Mathoho and Dumisani Zuma have agreed new deals that keep them tied to the Premiership club until 2023....
07:39 2019-09-13

Who’s in Charge in Peru? Peruvians Can’t Agree The president dissolved Congress. Congress suspended the president. Now the vice president has renounced. Here’s what you need to know to understand the dysfunction roiling Peru....
20:52 2019-10-02

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that they have to traverse the ground, they’re in danger. So you know what they need? Sloth-sized cars....
23:52 2019-06-22

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
15:13 2019-06-09

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
05:13 2019-09-12

GM urges UAW to agree to 'around-the-clock' bargaining General Motors Co late on Thursday urged the United Auto Workers union to agree to around-the-clock bargaining to try to resolve a 25-day U.S. strike that has cost the company more than $1 billion in profits, according to a letter seen by Reuters....
06:39 2019-10-11

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
20:13 2019-07-02

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
16:00 2019-05-21

Banks: III review – her best album yet (Harvest)Jillian Rose Banks has spent the past six years making fascinating, sedated songs that vacillate between trap-pop and R&B. Now, with music’s dominant sound moving in her direction, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter’s third and most impressive album yet only lacks the helicopter hit th...
12:26 2019-07-14

Big U.S. Banks Crowd Into Aramco IPO Global investment bankers launched the underwriting process for the initial public offering of Saudi oil giant Aramco, a sign financiers who shunned the kingdom after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are turning the page....
12:52 2019-09-12

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third album, III. In it, she explores pain, desire and personal growth, mixing vulnerable songwriting with...
15:26 2019-07-11

Brazilian banks carry on regardless The rapid fall in interest rates in Brazil, from a peak of 14.25% in 2016 to 6.5% in February 2018, created expectations among analysts that the biggest banks’ famously high net interest margin was finally about to be eroded....
18:26 2019-07-31

The squeeze is on and banks will be feelin’ it We already know that savers have been hurt for a decade by extra-low interest rates. But now banks are also feeling pain. As you probably heard, the Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday this week. And on that last day the Fed is expected to cut interest rates by...
12:26 2019-09-17

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
22:13 2019-07-09

United States did not agree to G7 Amazon aid initiative: NSC The United States did not agree to a $20 million emergency aid package to help battle wildfires announced by French President Emmanuel Macron at a G7 summit this weekend, a spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) said on Wednesday....
21:39 2019-08-28

Plant cells signal between each other to agree on what time it is Anyone who has travelled across multiple time zones and suffered jet lag will understand just how powerful our biological clocks are. In fact, every cell in the human body has its own molecular clock, which is capable of generating a daily rise and fall in the number of many proteins the body produc...
21:26 2019-08-25

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how American they are. In real life, this holiday mostly re...
23:00 2019-07-04

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
05:00 2019-08-30

Netanyahu and Gantz Agree on Unity, but Not on What It Means The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing....
17:13 2019-09-19

Italy and France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on Wednesday, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations....
06:39 2019-09-19

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Sources: Crabtree, Cardinals can't agree to terms Free-agent receiver Michael Crabtree, after working out for Arizona and receiving a contract offer, could not agree to a deal and will continue looking for a new team, sources say....
09:00 2019-08-06

RT Collins, Cowboys agree to 5-year extension The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a 5-year extension with right tackle La'el Collins that will keep him under contract for the next six years, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter....
17:52 2019-09-03

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
17:52 2019-05-22

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of col...
08:52 2019-07-16

Mindy Kaling Declares Herself ''That Bitch,'' and We'd Have to Agree Mindy Kaling is serving looks! The Mindy Project star took to Instagram on Tuesday to show off her sleek figure, fierce makeup and killer hoop earrings, while also showing off her......
06:00 2019-10-09

Baseball's Cranks Agree: The Sport Was Better When They Were Part Of It Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage has been complaining about the state of baseball for so long that his complaints have spanned multiple decades of the sport. It feels like just yesterday, he was lecturing Joba Chamberlain on “the Yankee way.” (Joba Chamberlain is now retired.) Eleven years later,...
08:39 2019-08-21

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
04:26 2019-07-03

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the leading players in American Tabloid:Ward J Littell: I...
15:00 2019-05-21

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - and for the first time a woman has been put forward for the role of EU Commission president....
00:52 2019-07-03

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
20:13 2019-07-02

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:00 2019-06-28

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
07:39 2019-06-29

Why media and sharps don’t agree on Broncos’ chances There’s an interesting “debate” this summer between many in the mainstream media and the NFL betting market involving new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. (Denver hosts San Francisco Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN). Pundits are very enthusiastic about defensive guru Fangio, commenting regularly that he’s ca...
22:52 2019-08-19

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trump had agreed not to add new tariffs on Chinese exp...
14:39 2019-06-29

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
23:52 2019-06-09

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
01:00 2019-05-29

ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK (Reuters - British broadcaster ITV said on Friday it had finalised an agreement with public broadcaster BBC to launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month for high-definition services....
09:52 2019-07-19

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gave her a standing ovation for her......
12:13 2019-06-28

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept them all....
20:00 2019-08-23

6 EU nations agree to take in 'Ocean Viking' migrants Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark....
14:13 2019-08-23

Key EU countries agree on sea migrant redistribution scheme Germany, France, Italy and Malta have reached a deal on redistributing migrants rescued at sea, ministers say. Disagreement on the issue among EU states has led to such migrants sometimes spending weeks stranded at sea....
17:00 2019-09-23

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
23:39 2019-08-22

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule....
14:00 2019-07-05

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 fighter jets....
01:00 2019-06-13

Activists Can’t Agree on How to Fight Climate Change. The IMF Says Just Do Something. Activists, politicians and economists are forever arguing over the best way to address climate change: carbon tax or Green New Deal; both or neither, or a mixture of elements from each. A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report released Thursday cuts through that noise: any aggressive policy, i...
23:52 2019-10-10

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
06:39 2019-05-26

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut short his season last year. The 30-year-old Powell worked out for New York on Friday and appears to have proven he is healthy. He had surgery to repair a b...
02:39 2019-06-08

Big U.S. Investment Banks Crowd Into Aramco IPO Global investment bankers launched the underwriting process for the initial public offering of Saudi oil giant Aramco, a sign financiers who shunned the kingdom after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi are turning the page....
14:52 2019-09-12

Veteran NFL writer Don Banks dies at 57 Veteran NFL writer Don Banks died in his sleep the day after attending the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony in Canton, Ohio. He was 57....
00:52 2019-08-06

The best USB power banks for phones and tablets By Sarah Witman This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to USB power banks for phones......
20:00 2019-06-07

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
14:39 2019-05-21

Banks Get the Late-Cycle Blues Quarterly results from a trio of big U.S. lenders showed slowing loan growth and declining net interest margins. Goldman Sachs looks less impacted than peers thanks to a diversification drive but, if the economic cycle does turn, none look attractive....
19:52 2019-07-16

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
16:26 2019-05-21

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
15:26 2019-05-21

Brian Banks knows that it’s an inspirational drama but isn’t quite sure why “Freedom doesn’t just start on the football field,” intones Brian Banks (Aldis Hodge) at the outset of his semi-inspirational, semi-harrowing true story, correcting naïve audience members who had, until that moment, assumed that the American football field is the exclusive provenance of their liber...
22:13 2019-08-06

Swiss gov't OKs regulatory approach for big banks The Swiss government does not see any need for fundamental changes in the way big banks including UBS Group and Credit Suisse are regulated, it said on Wednesday after a review it does every two years....
12:13 2019-07-03

Jonathan Banks will be in the Breaking Bad movie… somehow Last night, Netflix interrupted the Emmys with another teaser for El Camino, the Breaking Bad movie, revealing a nervous-looking Jesse Pinkman listening to the radio in the immediate aftermath of the violent events of the series finale. We already knew the movie would primarily focus on Jesse, but a...
13:52 2019-09-24

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes U.S. regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker-rule restrictions on proprietary trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest banks and giving some regulatory relief to smaller firms....
19:26 2019-08-20

U.S. Fed's Daly says banks need to do right by customers, communities Banks need to change their internal cultures if they are to combat competition from technology companies for customers soured on traditional financial institutions after the 2007-09 financial crisis, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President Mary Daly said on Monday....
07:52 2019-06-03

Europe's Banks Warn About Prospects Banks in Germany, Italy and Holland, warned that making money and improving operations are becoming more challenging as already-low interest rates look set to tick lower....
00:00 2019-08-08

The banks are back with another big credit bubble Financial regulators need to rein in the growth of high-risk, high-yield lending to business. If they wait to act until they can say with certainty that a credit bubble is about to burst, they’ve waited too long....
02:26 2019-06-01

What a ‘Direct Listing’ Is, and Why Banks Are Nervous Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. But for some of the new generation of tech firms g...
18:26 2019-06-19

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
14:26 2019-08-06

Report: Cowboys, Elliott agree to $90 million deal Running back Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys agreed to a six-year, $90 million contract that ends his five-week holdout and makes possible his presence in the starting lineup Sunday against the New York Giants....
20:00 2019-09-04

UAW and Ford, FCA agree to temporary labor contract extensions The United Auto Workers (UAW) union has agreed to temporary extensions of its collective bargaining agreements with Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to allow more time for talks on new four-year contracts, a union spokesman said....
01:13 2019-09-14

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have agreed a club-record £20m deal to sign the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie. After weeks of talks Chris Wilder’s side have made a breakthrough with an ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
17:26 2019-05-31

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo on a two-year deal....
02:13 2019-07-07

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
18:13 2019-05-31

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacancy. He met with team officials last Saturday and Su...
02:39 2019-06-08

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight agains......
21:13 2019-08-13

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
23:52 2019-05-26

Divided UN fails to agree on Turkey's Syria offensive Western nations slammed Turkey's Syria incursion at the UN, but the Security Council failed to agree on a statement. Russia says it wants the "illegal military presence" of other nations to be addressed in any document....
23:26 2019-10-10

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
04:52 2019-05-25

US and China agree to reopen trade talks in October Investors welcome news but remain cautious while Trump shows little sign of cedingThe US and China have agreed to reopen trade talks next month as concerns grow that the tariff war between the world’s two largest economies could tip the global economy into recession.Senior negotiators will meet in e...
18:13 2019-09-05

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
22:00 2019-06-27

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver....
20:52 2019-07-31

Sources: Markieff Morris, Pistons agree to deal Markieff Morris, who averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while coming off the bench for Oklahoma City and Washington last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pistons, sources told ESPN....
00:26 2019-07-04

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
01:00 2019-05-31

A New York fan tries to start a rivalry with Minnesota — they’re too nice to agree MINNEAPOLIS — This weekend, New York teams are facing a double hit of the most fearsome, unhinged fanbase known to man. We’re talking about Minnesotans — the same folks who brought us Betty Crocker, the Nordic Track, MyPillow and Zubaz. Friday, the Yankees take on the Minnesota Twins in the first ga...
06:26 2019-10-04

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
21:00 2019-07-01

Sudan’s government, rebels agree on roadmap for peace Sudan’s newly appointed government and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap aimed at ending war in the country by year end, following the military’s ouster of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April...
00:52 2019-09-12

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
03:39 2019-06-10

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Leg...
03:00 2019-06-10

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise...
05:26 2019-07-02

Where business and labor agree: Repeal the 'Cadillac tax' on insurance Americans love a winner, and Congress can deliver a big win for working Americans by repealing the so-called “Cadillac Tax” on employer-provided health insurance coverage....
20:52 2019-09-11

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
12:13 2019-07-01

IOC delays new transgender guidelines after scientists fail to agree • Draft proposals have ‘gone around the houses’• Sporting federations urged to create own policiesPlans by the International Olympic Committee to introduce stricter guidelines for transgender athletes before the Tokyo 2020 Games have run into the sand because its panel of scientists is struggling to...
23:00 2019-09-24

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
23:00 2019-06-09

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
20:52 2019-07-22

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
14:39 2019-07-22

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
12:00 2019-07-02

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
03:39 2019-05-30

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economic risks....
07:26 2019-06-09

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
13:39 2019-06-28

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
13:39 2019-07-19

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
14:33 2019-05-21

Salvini sidelined as M5S and Democrats agree Italy coalition Parties to try to form government in move that would avert snap electionsItaly’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) and the centre-left Democratic party (PD) have agreed to try to form a new government in a move that could avert snap elections and push the far-right League into opposition.I...
05:39 2019-08-29

Warsaw, Washington agree on locations for new U.S. troops in Poland Warsaw and Washington have agreed on six locations for new U.S. troops to be stationed in Poland, the country's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday, a day after Donald Trump canceled a trip to the eastern European nation....
04:13 2019-08-31

Texans agree to trade Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks The Texans are trading holdout pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks, according to multiple reports Saturday. In exchange, the Texans will receive a third-round draft pick in 2020 and linebackers Barkevious Mingo and Jacob Martin. All players involved must pass physicals before the deal is fi...
20:52 2019-08-31

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree "ceasefire mechanism" Yemen's warring sides have agreed on a "mechanism and new measures to reinforce the ceasefire and de-escalation" around the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, as well as technical aspects of a troop pullback, the United Nations said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-15

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN reported Saturday....
02:13 2019-06-16

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
04:39 2019-07-13

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
13:13 2019-07-23

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup. Three proposals covering ...
04:00 2019-08-27

Agent: Raptors, Lowry agree on $31 million extension Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a $31 million, one-year extension that could keep him with the NBA champions through the 2020-21 season....
20:26 2019-10-08

| Brady, Patriots agree on 2-year extension - reports Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to multiple US media reports....
06:00 2019-08-05

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez today,...
01:52 2019-05-22

Spain's Ortega gets bronze after IAAF agree he was impeded Spain's Orlando Ortega has been awarded a bronze medal in the 110 meters hurdles after organizers agreed he was obstructed when Jamaican Omar McLeod fell in the next lane on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-10-04

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
07:39 2019-07-12

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
00:26 2019-07-13

Gearbox And Former Lawyer Agree To End Their Bitter Legal Battle The messy legal battle in which Gearbox Software and its CEO Randy Pitchford have been embroiled with the company’s former lawyer Wade Callender for almost a year has come to an end, with both sides agreeing to apologize, drop the matter, and never speak of it again....
02:00 2019-10-04

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
16:00 2019-07-13

Italy, France agree on 'automatic' distribution of migrants France and Italy have agreed on a new system to distribute migrants across the European Union. It comes ahead of an interior ministers meeting in Malta next week....
08:00 2019-09-19

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign Giovani Lo Celso for a club record-equalling €60m (£55.3m) while Mauricio Pochettino is also hoping a deal for Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon can be comp...
21:13 2019-08-07

UK opposition parties agree to work together against no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition groups say they have agreed to cooperate in a bid to prevent a "no deal" Brexit. However, they were tight lipped on how they planned to do this, beyond saying they favored the parliamentary route....
05:52 2019-08-28

Islanders agree to terms with Eberle on $27.5M, 5-year deal The New York Islanders and winger Jordan Eberle have agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract. The contract counts $5.5 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season under the deal general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Friday. Eberle averaged $6 million a year on his previous con...
20:39 2019-06-14

US and Poland agree to rigorously evaluate foreign 5G equipment The US and Poland declared today that suppliers of 5G network equipment should be rigorously evaluated for foreign government control. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish President Andrzej Duda signed an agreement to tighten guidelines of 5G network......
03:00 2019-09-03

De Blasio donors agree to settle lobbying violation for $65K Three city developers agreed to pay $65,000 to settle claims that they violated a state lobbying law by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s since-shuttered Campaign for One New York. The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics announced the five-figure payout in a press release Thursda...
04:39 2019-09-20

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
21:26 2019-07-08

Lib Dems agree to cancel Brexit without 2nd referendum if they win next election The Liberal Democrats will campaign at the next election on a "cancel Brexit" platform, after party members approved a policy switch at their annual conference in Bournemouth....
15:00 2019-09-16

Officials agree to testify in House Ukraine inquiry Two officials asked to testify in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump have agreed to provide depositions, a House committee official said on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-10-02

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
07:13 2019-08-03

Labour MP says party will not agree to an election before the Brexit deadline British Shadow Justice Minister Yasmin Qureshi claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson was counting down the time so that he could take the U.K. out of the EU without a deal....
09:26 2019-09-04

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:52 2019-08-03

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the latest standoff in the bloc over migration across the Mediterranean....
00:26 2019-08-24

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
01:13 2019-07-09

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. The new deal, with total guaranteed compensation – ...
23:39 2019-06-13

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983....
12:52 2019-07-16

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives. McCoy, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a salary ca...
01:52 2019-06-04

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:26 2019-06-21

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Launches Tender Offers for Class A-1 and Class A-2 Common Stock CHICAGO, Oct 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today launched two concurrent tender offers for 6,648,570 shares of its class A-1 common stock and for 6,648,570 shares of its class A-2 common stock, each at a price of $22.50 per share. (Logo: http://p...
10:26 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets Transfers Common Stock Listing Exclusively to Cboe CHICAGO -- September 18, 2018 -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, successfully completed the transfer of the primary listing of its common stock to Cboe on Monday....
16:00 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to List its Common Stock Exclusively on Cboe CHICAGO -- August 2, 2018 -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to transfer the primary listing of its common stock to Cboe BZX Equities Exchange (Cboe)....
16:00 2019-05-21

Slovenian banks Jan-May profit up 16.4%, bad loans fall Slovenian banks had a joint net profit of 268.3 million euros ($301.46 million)in the first five months of 2019 versus 230.5 million in the same period of last year, the Bank of Slovenia said in its monthly report on banks on Thursday....
11:13 2019-07-18

Banks Want Reassurance on Payday-Type Loans Some lenders want to get back into the business of offering short-term, small-dollar loans to cash-strapped customers but are wary of running afoul of regulators....
22:39 2019-09-06

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-08-13

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business with North Korea....
09:01 2019-06-28

Foreign-Owned Banks’ Results Could Sweeten Further Under Tax Law Large U.S. financial institutions reaped a windfall from the 2017 Trump tax cuts. Now foreign banks are pushing for favorable treatment from Treasury....
11:13 2019-07-19

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
23:00 2019-07-05

The Fed’s plan to speed up payments despite banks’ resistance Most countries today settle and clear retail bank transfers within minutes if not seconds. In the US it takes days -- and the banks want it that way.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-13

Warren Buffett Is a Huge Backer of U.S. Banks Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holds nearly $100 billion in financial-services stocks, underscoring the size of the billionaire investor’s ongoing bet on the future of the U.S. economy....
15:00 2019-08-14

The German Tax-Dodge Probe That’s Roiling Banks The investment seemed virtually risk-free, guaranteeing hefty returns after only a short season of trading. By exploiting how Germany once taxed dividend payments, dozens of bankers, brokers and lawyers helped investors snatch billions of euros from the national treasury. A decade later many of them...
13:52 2019-06-28

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
04:13 2019-07-15

Banks boost Wall Street with G20 in focus U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, while investors kept a watch on the G20 summit where a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could lay the groundwork to resolve their trade dispute....
20:26 2019-06-28